January 2012

Canadian home prices to gain in 2012

Posted on Jan 18, 2012 in News

Article by Derek Abma Featured in the Vancouver Sun
Photograph by: Marcos Townsend, Gazette file photo

OTTAWA — Canada's housing market will continue to be strong this year, with rising property values expected in all major markets, real estate brokerage firm Royal LePage said Thursday.

The company's forecast called for prices across to country to ris...

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The key to finding that perfect home? Compromise

Posted on Jan 09, 2012 in News

Survey finds most buyers willing to give up something in favour of livability Article by Brian Morton featured in the Vancouver Sun
Photograph by: Jenelle Schneider, PNG, Vancouver Sun

Want to avoid that 90-minute commute to the office, but can't afford a house in the city? Compromise.

Want to live close to family or friends and skip long drives for T...

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2011 Greater Vancouver Real Estate Statistics

Posted on Jan 04, 2012 in Market Statistics

Balanced real estate market prevailed through much of 2011 From the REBGV
The 2011 Greater Vancouver housing market began with heightened demand in regional hot spots and concluded with greater balance between seller supply and buyer demand.

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that total sales of detached, attached and apartmen...

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House prices still soaring in Vancouver, Whistler way down: B.C. Assessment

Posted on Jan 03, 2012 in News

Article by Kent Spencer featured in The Province

Photograph by: Mark van Manen, PNG files

Property values have increased in B.C. during the last year, says a provincial authority charged with assessing home prices.

B.C. Assessment said Tuesday in its annual report that total real estate value in the province has increased six per cent over 2011, but t...

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